|The dance of society: a critical analysis of all the standard quadrilles, round dances, 102 figures of le cotillon ("the german"), &c., including dissertations upon time and its accentuation, carriage, style, and other relative matter. By Wm. B. De Garmo - Theodore Wüst, New York.|
This manual was originally published in 1864 with subsequent editions in 1865, 1866, and 1868 when the author noted that many of the dances were no longer fashionable. Typical of other late nineteenth-century manuals, much of the text is borrowed from other writers. The manual provides a brief section on etiquette and describes the popular ballroom dances of the era--quadrille, polka, redowa, polka mazurka, schottisch, galop, and rules and figures for 102 cotillon figures...
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